Surrey & SW London branch

Colley Hill, Surrey

Species to look out for


For general records, please use iRecord
email Excel spreadsheet to Harry Clarke

Could you Champion a square or species? See Harry Clarke's Recording Guide


Butterflies In The Glasshouse

Saturday 17th January to Sunday 8th March 2015, 10.00am-4.30pm

RHS Garden Wisley: booking online recommended for weekends and half-term (Feb 16-20)

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Recently added

DecHemeroplanes Triptolemusmoth caterpillar in Peru that mimics a snake

NovComma video by Egham member Cathy Clarke

Our branch

Surrey logoIf you join BC and live in Surrey & SW London
you are automatically a member of our branch, which was created in 1995 from the old London branch. Membership reached 1,000 in Oct 2014.

Benefits include
•40+ field trips
•New Members' Day
•Members' Day: Dorking in November
Skipper magazine: March & October

Surrey ReserveOaken Wood
To join a work party, please contact Malcolm Bridge

Species to look out for (above)
Scroll photos to see Surrey's 41 regular butterflies. Click image to reveal full details, life-cycle photos and video.

Websites from Sep 2014

Raise money for the branch when you shop online – at no extra cost.
1 Create an account at
2 Nominate as your chosen charity: Butterfly Conservation – Surrey & SW London branchThank you

Surrey news

Please click HERE to submit news/photos.

News & Blogs from BC HQ

David GradidgeNov 22: David Gradidge receives painting of Small Blues from artist Helen Kelly in recognition of his service as Membership Sec (2005-14) & Treasurer (1995-2013)

Nov 22: Mrs Alex Potts (Dockenfield) wins Members' Day Photo Show with a Small Copper covered in morning dew

Malcolm BridgeNov 15: Congratulations to Malcolm Bridge, Oaken Wood Manager since 2003 and County Recorder 2001-13, who received an Outstanding Volunteer award at BC's National Members’ Day

Sep 22White Admiral 2nd brood

Photo by Gay Carr in her Roehampton garden, SW15

Sep 15: Big Butterfly Count: 2014 result;
ITV video clip (1m50s in)

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Surrey Skipper

County Atlas

Surrey AtlasPublished 2013. £16 (+ p&p) from

Also available:
Larger Moths of Surrey
Smaller Moths of Surrey